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should cancel saturday night live! >> i mean, that's the thing that bothers you when you want to be president of the united states? come on, man! >> the president is rallying in key battleground states. north carolina yesterday. florida today and all election eve up here in new hampshire. a state massachusetts democrats say is an important win for clinton. >> that will help by 3700 votes. florida would have been the determining factor in the election. if he would have been the president. >> they're planning to go to new hampshire to knock on doors, holiday signs and get people out to vote. it's the same message clinton's daughter relayed at a rally in wisconsin today specifically targeting first time college age voters. >> would you let someone pick ot what classes you're going to take? >> of course not. >> would you let someone else pick out what you're going to wear tomorrow? >> of course you wouldn't. so why would you let partly suny
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the same from swing state to swing state. >> the choice could not be clearer, because donald trump -- [ booing ]. >> don't boo! you can't bank of america. he can't hear you bank of america, but he can hear you vote. >> >> live in the control room, kimberly bookman, 7news. >> and the race mat white house trump's daughter ivanka sendinga message campaigning on what of her father in manchester. >> meanwhile donald trump is focusing on north carolina toda. >> and he's trying to get every last single vote. dan hausle has the latest from manchester. >> the trump campaign is saying new hampshire polls show them extremely close. in fact they think they're running ahead, but only by a short margin.
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all the stops. >> heats got his family running ahead of him ivanka trump out campaigning for her father in nw hampshire today, visiting a charter school to highlight her father's right for choice. >> donald trump in florida at te same time warning voters of new reports suggesting fbi investigations into hillary clinton and the clinton foundation could follow hilla >> trump appears to be staying n message. something many supporters who came out to see his daughter ivanka say is a welcome change. >> he's focusing more on the issues and not name calling. i want to see the issues discussed. >> ivanka touting her father's business success as proof her father can provide the kind of change so many voters say they want. >> and there's so many common sense reforms that can take place, and i'm confident in my father to be a great president for this country, and that's why i support him.
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executive. >> and the family affair continues in this campaign home stretch. melania trump speaking this afternoon. we'll let you know what she had to say at 5:00. >> dan hausle, 7news. >> the latest poll, looking at the numbers in new hampshire and for the presidential race as wel as the senate race that could shift that balance of power in the nation's >> susan g. komen now turning to your forecast. another warm day out there with some showers moving out as well as those warmer temperatures. chief meteorologist jeremy reinr is here with your forecast now. >> showers for much of the midde part of the day. early this afternoon and then te last batch moving out about 2:3, 3:00 this afternoon. this is an area of low pressure in northern new england and a cold front in southern new england. moving the warmth out of southen new england. there is cool air to be had through portions of new york and northern new england. temps at this time, still
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you notice that there is slighty cooler air beginning to show up, and here's where you'll find muh cooler air. into the low 50s. even upper 40s across southern canada. tonight, clouds out there, but o more rain. we're done with the rainfall, ad eventually the cool air begins o seep into new england overnight and more so tomorrow. so for tonight temps between 44 and 47. holding on to the clouds. tomorrow the morning commute wil feature skies at 6:00 a.m. by 9:00, partly sunny skies. temps tomorrow not cold. as we work into the afternoon a cool breeze will develop and we'll pick up the story from there in a few minutes. >> this just in, lowell police say an 8-year-old may have brought a gun from home to school. school officials saying the thid showed the gun to several classmates after school yesterday. police say it looks like the child thought the gun was an airsoft gun, but it was actually a pistol.
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now the boy's father faces if yu know charges. >> new at 4:00, expect traffic trouble this weekend. crews are demolishing the highland avenue bridge. that means traffic will be toug. 7 steve cooper joins us live wih this massive undertaking. >> vealing officials scrambling today to get the word out. now you see it. but pretty soon you won't see i. we're talking about highland avenue bridge here. it's going away this weekend and that means crews will be closing a heavily traveled highway. >> stay on that. that's my suggestion. >> drivers that use 128 could be hit with a headache this weeken. for the first time dot will be closing the road to repair the bridge. >> what's your reaction to 128
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guessing. >> with the new steel concrete bridge now in place, work crews starting friday night at 8:00 will begin dismantling what's left effort old arch bridge still standing. business owners in the area say it's all about progress here. >> as far as 128, the mass dot and local vealing people are keeping it going. it's going to be a little slow, but you won't have to see a detour sign like you'll see in >> vealing officials say the demolition is part of their adda layne project. so the northbound section on 128 will be closed from 8:00 night o saturday afternoon. the southbound stretch will be closed from saturday at 6:00 p.. to sunday at 3:00 in the afternoon. traffic will be detoured around 128 at the off ramps. >> it can get pretty nasty sometimes, so i try to take the back roads if possible. >> hearing it's going to be shut down over the weekend? >> i'm going to be away for the
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it. >> now, engineers say they chose a weekend to avoid a weekday traffic nightmare, but as one official told me off camera earlier today, this is the last place they will be this weekend. they do say if you have to be in this area, pack your patience. live along 128 in needham, steve cooper, 7news. >> also on 7, today jurors in te retrial of gary lee sampson listened to auto recordings of his confession. sampson is facing the death jonathan hall is live at the federal courthouse in south boston with more of what the jurors actually heard today. jonathan? >> which was chilling and graphic. the jury sentenced him to death in 2003, but a federal judge overturned that decision because of your misconduct. so now they are going through it again. a whole new panel has been pickd to decide life or death. as you say the jury heard that 0 minute confession recorded by state police 15 years ago.
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telling the truth. >> the jury heard gary sampson describe murdering phillip mcclosky. >> 19-year-old jonathan rizzo made the same he said he killed so he could steal his victims' vehicles. >> after driving to new hampshie sampson said he broke into a luxury home to spend the night and then murdered the handyman, robert whitney when he came by o
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during his confession in august of 2001, sampson revealed he called the fbi in boston shortly before his killing spree began. he told police he had committeda series of bank robberies and had copied to meet federal agents at 3:00 p.m. one afternoon at a park. >> flew into a violent rage because the fbi wasn't taking his bank robbery career seriously. the defense claims sampson fell down as a child, hurt his head and that's why he became so violent. we're live in south boston, jonathan hall, 7news. >> a woman and her dog struck in the street today. they were hit by a car this morning while crossing con avenue. police say she was in the carriage line at the time. she was taken to the hospital. the driver stayed on the scene and is cooperating with police.
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investigators and the crash at this time remains under investigation. >> no word yet on the extent of that woman's injuries. >> the mbta launching a new anti sexual harassment campaign letting passengers know that the t will not tolerate sexual assault. it focus on people with disabilities who are typically victims, on trains and buses to inform people about available support and services. >> there's more news today. two u afghanistan. nato says they died during a rad with afghanistan forces while fighting the taliban. their names have not been released yesterday. two other service members were injured in the battle. 26 afghan civilians also died. >> we're learning more about the man who ambushed and killed two police officers in iowa. a judge reportedly ordered the suspect, scott green to move out of his mother's home just hours before yesterday's attack which
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pimino and an urbandale officer. >> his mother filed a restrainig order against him in october. he allegedly walked up to a patrol car and shot and killed a rookie officer. green then shot and killed another officer in des moines 2 miles away. he turned himself into police hours after the attack and was sent to the hospital. he was released earlier today ad charged with two first-degree murder. >> today in the trial of a formr south carolina police officer accused of murdering an unarmed black man, his lawyers have askd the judge to block cellphone video of the shooting from being introduced as evidence. chris reports. >> north carolina police officer michael slager is on trial for what prosecutors say is the murder of walter scott.
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dramatic cellphone video that stunned the nation. >> the officer firing eight shos as scott ran away, following a traffic stop for a broken taillight. it also shows slager allegedly moving evidence closer to scotts body in their opening statement thursday prosecutors pointed out to the jury 11 whites and one black that the video didn't surface until several the shooting, and contradicts much of slager's official repor. >> his attorneys say they'll shw slager acted in self-defense and that scott was responsible for escalating a routine traffic
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given reaction after the shooting, local leaders, including the naacp have prayed that the community remain peaceful no matter what the trial's outcome which could mean up to life in prison for slager if he's convicted of murder. nbc news. >> the court ruling today that the prime minister cannot triggr the uk's exit without approval from they say the decision is likely to slow but not stop the withdrawal from the union. brexit of the approved by nearly 50 percent of voters back in june. >> we're getting a look at mark wahlburg's movie. >> it provides a look at some of the sets used during filming, includes a house in somerville.
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authentic. >> it's such a sensitive subject matter. everybody knows somebody who was correctly affected. >> they don't want to see a lot of stuff in the movie that didnt happen. i think that kind of stuff belittles the really heroes of the bodge which are the victims. >> patriots day opens in boston next month and nationwide in january. >> hey, here on 7news, out and about, tom and gisele enjoyed timeog boston university. what we're learning about the connection between football head injuries and brain disease. >> on 7news at 5:00, the cubs heading home heroes today after coming through with a dramatic win in game 7 of the world series. that's all coming up on 7news. stay with us.
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on the town making a rare public appearance. tom brady enjoying his bye week with wife gisele. >> we have a look inside the shp that opened today. >> tom brady and gisele bundchen
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underarmour. >> the night on the town meant brady was missing some of the world series. >> while brady wouldn't pick a side in the series he did open p about the trade that sent jamie collins to cleveland. >> there's always change in the nfl and it's a challenging part of it. i think the older you get the more you see. it's just the way it has to go. >> brady says it's a change that no player is above. >> it could happen to anybody. you can't be not realize that the world will keep spinning and the sun will come up tomorrow without you. that's just the way it goes. >> nancy chen, 7news. >> showers have moved out and on will the mild air through the dy tomorrow. forecast up next. >> at 4:30, it is patriots heading into a bye week. we'll tell you who to sit and wo to play on our fantasy fix. >> a sign that, well, it's that time of year.
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>> welcome back. station a live look outside at boston right now. the rain has been around for ths afternoon, but it's slowly movig out of the area. >> so it's one of those days where you accept it. i'm going to get the umbrella, i'm going to get the rain boots. maybe there's a silver lining. >> we're still in the drought ad most towns only sprinkles and light showers. there was one little burst of rain in the city of boston. we'll take what we can get. rain fades away. let's go on. much cooler for tomorrow. a chilly breeze tomorrow. the weekend features clouds and sun, although there may be a couple of sprinkles on the cape on sunday afternoon, but most of the weekend is dry. >> here's our band of rain. quickly scooting out of new england, so the good news here, we're done with the rain for the rest of this evening. we got it out here before the evening commute. there it goes. this is a cold front moving
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still kind of lingering well bak across northern new york and northern pennsylvania. here -- i should say northern vermont and northern new york. here are the rainfall tallies. again. not much. this is kind of the same kind of weather system that we have seen with other storms this fall with the beneficial rain. but as noted we'll take what we can get. since the first of september, boston just a little bit below normal and worcester running above normal since early september, and the new drought monitor is in, and some good news. we've actually seen some dryness. you can still see a large area f red. boston, out towards worcester ad merrimack valley. across portions of rhode island, southeastern massachusetts. in fact if you notice nantucket pulled out of the drought classification altogether. so good news there. temps, at this time we made it into the 60s through the day. and they're slowly backing up into the 50s across southern new hampshire. here's the cold front and as you move on the other side of that
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overnight tonight. we've had some colder mornings even this week than what we'll have tonight and tomorrow morning. temps between 44 and 47, and for tomorrow the sunshine does makea return. there will be a chilly breeze developing as we work into the afternoon hours. temps pretty close to normal. 51 to 56, but the northwest wind 12 to 20 miles per hour may adda bit of a cooling effect as we step into the afternoon. winds from the northwest. at times gusting 15 to 20 miles per down along the south shore mid and upper 50s, north up through southern new hampshire, cooler. partly sunny, worcester 52. >> out on to the cape and islands, breezy, mix of clouds and sun. >> there's tomorrow's weather map. breezy at times. now for the weekend. it's cool, west wind saturday, but a few more clouds around. it's a little area of low
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the day on sunday. which may clip the cape with a couple of sprinkles or a spot shower. i think for the rest of us thouh we should be okay in terms of sunday. it is dry on saturday. by the way, the folks at the breeds cancer walk, they wanted to mechanics they're having ther walk this saturday. saturday at 11:00 a.m. it looks pretty god. lots of sunshine. temps in the upper 40s to the low 50s. go help them out. see you at 4:30. >> see you >> goo flood afternoon, not a fn ride on the expressway southbound. this is just after granite avenue. it will be jammed right out of the o'neill tunnel to the braintree split. further up you'll be heading frm granite out. tough going on the north side. the o'neill tunnel up to 128. the southbound side is also
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not a fun ride on the pike west trying to leave the city this afternoon. you'll be backed out past newton corner. then again route 16. the eastbound side is moving wel now from weston into downtown boston. we'll take a look at at the drie times from downtown boston to te western tolls. 29 minutes and from the weston tolls, 20 minutes. i'm matt fitzgerald, 7news. >> a crazy crash caught on camea truck in texas. >> plus a car goes up in flames. what the driver he says he was trying to avoid before slamming into a tree in lester. >> ahead at 5:00. let the celebrations begin at a world series win more than a century in the making. chicago cubs heading home heroes after a fight to the bitter end.
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>> right now at 4:30, some concussion concerns. a groundbreaking study from boston university and it ties football with head injuries that can cause brain disease. >> 7's steve cooper has more on what the researchers found. >> i don't regret that he playe, you know, in a sense.
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earlier this year. former nfl player kevin turner. turner, who played for the new england patriots and the philadelphia eagles died back in march at the able of 46 from complications of als. >> would you pick out a differet sport for your son? >> absolutely. >> kevin turner's family joined dozens of other family members here at boston university wherea postmortem study was done on his brain. researchers announcing a breakthroughout study tying the number of yrs permanent brain damage. >> years of playing football, 25 years of playing football can result in debilitating devastating disease and death by the age of 46. >> findings show a direct correlation between brain inflammation brought on by football relate head injuries ad

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